RELATIONSHIP EDUCATION YIELDS BROAD IMPACT ON FAMILIES, REVEALS RESEARCH BY HEALTHY RELATIONSHIPS CALIFORNIA

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RELATIONSHIP EDUCATION YIELDS BROAD IMPACT ON FAMILIES, REVEALS RESEARCH BY HEALTHY RELATIONSHIPS CALIFORNIA  Many Participate in Relationship Education to Improve Their Parent-Child Relationship, Rather than a Romantic Partnership San Diego, CA—April 13, 2016—In the midst of this year’s National Child Abuse Prevention Month, Healthy Relationships California (HRC) has published research findings that demonstrate how Relationship Education (RE) can improve parent-child relationships and decrease the chances of hostile behavior occurring in the home. “Strengthening Family Ties: [...] Read more »

HRC Supports NFLPA Collegiate Bowl

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For the second year in a row, HRC was proud to support the National Football League Players Association (NFLPA) Collegiate Bowl. This game brings together the best NFL draft prospects from around the country to show off their skills for scouts. It’s an awesome chance to see tomorrow’s stars before they make it big.  Each year, through a partnership with the National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse and Fathers Incorporated, free tickets are available for fathers and families. If you [...] Read more »

Surviving the Empty Nest Years (Infographic Series)

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Have your kids flown the nest? The Empty Nest years can be a rewarding time in marriage, but it also brings its own unique complexities. HRC’s “Surviving the Empty Nest Years” infographic shares the secrets to falling in love again, as well as research on how Marriage Education can benefit couples in this stage of life. HRC is releasing an infographic series summarizing the research on Relationship and Marriage Education (RME). Watch for new infographics [...] Read more »

Give a Life-Changing Gift for Mother’s Day

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Often people think Relationship Education (RE) is only for couples, or for people preparing for marriage. The truth is, the skills learned in these classes are easily applied to all relationships in life, and they can do wonders for enhancing the relationship between parent and child. Why should you try RE? Consider these four ways RE can build family relationships: 1.       RE improves communication between parents and children. While everyone knows that communication is vital [...] Read more »

What Schools Shouldn’t Teach Our Kids

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Sending your kids back to school with high expectations for the teachers and administration? As a parent, you want the best education for your child, and that is why you help them with their homework, volunteer at their school, and shuttle them to and from school activities. But many parents have unrealistic expectations for schools to instruct kids on lessons that parents are really responsible for.  Yes Ms. Figgelstone will teach your child grammar or [...] Read more »

Fatherhood and Marriage by the Numbers

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By Steve Cooper (Hitched Media) We’ve all heard the saying (or something like it) before, “Any guy can conceive a child, but it takes a real man to be a father.” So what does that mean exactly? It starts with dads giving their time. A new survey conducted by the Ad Council found that 86 percent of fathers today spend more time with their kids than their own fathers did. This is great news, however, [...] Read more »

Family Life In America

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Every year you can expect to find a publication showing social indicators of marital health and well-being, including family life in America. At the tail end of the year, the National Marriage Project at the University of Virginia and the Center for Marriage and Families at the Institute for American Values released the 2011 issue of The State of Our Unions: When Baby Makes Three—How Parenthood Makes Life Meaningful and How Marriage Makes Parenthood Bearable. [...] Read more »